|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into McDaniel College and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,454 out of 3,761 applicants were admitted making McDaniel College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. McDaniel College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by McDaniel College.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
What GPA do you need to get into McDaniel College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into McDaniel College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at McDaniel College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as McDaniel College accepts 92% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||10%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
52% of McDaniel College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||26%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||18%||17%|
Applicants have 64 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to McDaniel College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to McDaniel College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164270 IPEDS survey data for McDaniel College.
82% of students submit their SAT scores to McDaniel College. 24% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
92% of those who apply are granted admission to McDaniel College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.